Two Meth Labs Busted in DeKalb Alabama
DeKalb County (AL) deputies went to a residence in the Whitton community due to citizens complaints of chemical odors coming from a trailer. Deputies discovered a white bag with products of a meth lab, and contacted the Drug Task Force. The residence was secured and Amy Lynn Shanefelt, 33 of Albertville, and Mary Rachel Waller, 43 of Geraldine, were detained until the Drug Task Force could get to the residence with a search warrant. The Drug Task Force found three 1 pot meth labs, Drug Paraphernalia, along with ingredience for manufacturing meth, in the trailer. Agents also discovered a dumpster on the property and found 7 more 1 pot meth labs.
Shanefelt and Waller were arrested and taken to DeKalb County Detention Center where they were charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manufacture of a Controlled Substance 2nd, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
On a separate occasion a Deputy went to a residence on Hwy 176 on Lookout Mountain to serve a felony warrant. When the Deputies entered the residence they noticed a chemical smell and immediately got consent to search the residence. As they walked through they found some marijuana in a clear baggie, a glass pipe, Methamphetamine, 1 syringe, 1 metal spoon, several coffee filters and baggies. The Drug Task Force was notified, and Joni Alajean Posey, age 34 of Fort Payne, was arrested and taken to the DeKalb County Detention Center were she was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manufacture of a Controlled Substance 2nd, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Marijuana 2nd.
Sheriff Jimmy Harris says `These arrests were made due to concerned citizens calling in to the DeKalb County Sheriffs Office. I would like to thank you again for these calls.`